Frank Hoover Easterbrook

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Buffalo, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1973-1974
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-1977
Deputy solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1979
Principal employee, Lexecon, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, 1980-1985
Faculty, University of Chicago Law School, 1978-1985

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, August 1, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Swarthmore College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/4/1985
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